http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/37 en New video provides evidence that ‘Putin’s tigers’ are thriving in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 05/28/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="219" title="Archive photo © IFAW" alt="Archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/AmurTigerHighres_300px.jpg?1432839726" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This month marks the one year anniversary of the biggest Siberian tiger release in history. Four of the five Amur (aka Siberian) tigers released last year in the Russian Far East have adapted successfully to life in the wild. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/one-year-after-release-rehabilitated-amur-tigress-caught-film-russia">Newly released video</a> captured by a camera trap positioned at the Khingan Nature Reserve shows a healthy tigress Ilona marking her territory.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-video-provides-evidence-%E2%80%98putin%E2%80%99s-tigers%E2%80%99-are-thriving-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur Amur tigers big cats putin's tigers Siberian tiger tigers Thu, 28 May 2015 19:07:33 +0000 adintino 104108 at http://www.ifaw.org Regional Capacity and Cooperation Crucial to Combat Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/regional-capacity-and-cooperation-crucial-combat-wildlife-trafficking <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 05/22/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="200" title="Regional Capacity and Cooperation Crucial to Combat Wildlife Trafficking" alt="Regional Capacity and Cooperation Crucial to Combat Wildlife Trafficking" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/pwt_Closing_300px.jpg?1432306784" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Seventy one officers from Interpol, wildlife law enforcement and CITES management authorities in nine African countries, including East and Central Africa, and the Horn of Africa have today completed a five-day training workshop building their capacity to combat wildlife trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/regional-capacity-and-cooperation-crucial-combat-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade rhinos Wildlife crime wildlife trafficking Fri, 22 May 2015 15:04:14 +0000 adintino 104065 at http://www.ifaw.org Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Trophies http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/emirates-%E2%80%93-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-international-airline-%E2%80%93-bans-transport-hunting-trophies <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 05/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="205" title="Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Trophies" alt="Emirates – World’s Biggest International Airline – Bans Transport of Hunting Tr" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/lions_300px_5.jpg?1431525177" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Emirates, the world&rsquo;s biggest international airline, have banned the transportation of hunting trophies on all its services effective Friday 15<sup>th</sup> May 2015.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> confirmed with Emirates SkyCargo today that the ban affects the transportation of trophies of elephant, rhinoceros, lion and tiger. It follows swiftly in the steps of South African Airways which last month banned all transportation of the same trophies. SAA is a partner of Emirates in its Skywards frequent flyer programme.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/emirates-%E2%80%93-world%E2%80%99s-biggest-international-airline-%E2%80%93-bans-transport-hunting-trophies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers big cats elephants hunting trophies illegal wildlife trade lions rhinos tigers Wed, 13 May 2015 13:53:08 +0000 adintino 103983 at http://www.ifaw.org New drones will help patrol Russian Far East http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-drones-will-help-patrol-russian-far-east <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Filippova</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 05/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Drones will help patrol Russian Far East with help from Phoenix Fund" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/PhoenixFundDrones1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 248px;" /></p> <p>In the last 15 years, IFAW&rsquo;s support of anti-poaching work in the Far East has led to the purchase of cars, four-wheelers, snowmobiles and even a paraglider&mdash;anything to facilitate the long and arduous patrols of the taiga forest.</p> <p>Last year, a Far Eastern Phoenix Fund started actively promoting use of quadcopter drones in conservation work.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/new-drones-will-help-patrol-russian-far-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Big Cats leopard russia taiga Wed, 13 May 2015 17:56:24 +0000 Anna Filippova 103985 at http://www.ifaw.org South African Airways will not allow transport of hunting trophies http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/south-african-airways-will-not-allow-transport-hunting-trophies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/neil-greenwood">Neil Greenwood</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 05/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="South African Airways has made a bold decision to embargo rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_29_15_ssa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 414px;" title="South African Airways has made a bold decision to embargo rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies." />South African Airways (SAA) joined the fight in combating illegal trafficking of wildlife with a bold, principled decision: to place an immediate embargo without exception on the transportation of rhino, elephant, lion and tiger hunting trophies.&lt;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/south-african-airways-will-not-allow-transport-hunting-trophies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers airline embargo transportation wildlife trade Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:18:28 +0000 Neil Greenwood 103848 at http://www.ifaw.org VIDEO: rescued tigers swim for the first time http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/video-rescued-tigers-swim-first-time <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/animal-rescue/kelly-donithan">Kelly Donithan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 04/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/wxu1L4SAwZM" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>So often, it is the simple things that make us the happiest. For me, it&rsquo;s quite easily watching an animal - wild or domestic - thoroughly, and without inhibition, enjoying themselves.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/wxu1L4SAwZM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/wxu1L4SAwZM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxu1L4SAwZM"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-wxu1L4SAwZM_1.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/video-rescued-tigers-swim-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers happy playing stalking swimming swimming pool tigers water Video Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:51:33 +0000 Kelly Donithan 103717 at http://www.ifaw.org